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The BOOK …. and Exhibition Catalog ….
Available now!
275 pages of pictures and story - $48. plus tax and shipping.
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CAL FAIENCE

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Of Cottages and Castles: The Art of California Faience
FEBRUARY 22 – MAY 17, 2015
Crocker Art Museum Sacramento CA
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. . .During the first half of the 20th century, the period we refer to as the ‘Golden Era’ in tile making on the West Coast, few companies excelled in the craft of pottery and tile making as did California Faience. The simplicity of the form coupled with the quality of the glaze came to represent the quintessence of Arts and Crafts ideals. Historian Kirby Brown tells this remarkable story from a grandson’s perspective, with his heart in every illustrative detail.
Joseph Taylor, Tile Heritage Foundation.


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CALL FOR IMAGES by December 31st 2019 !
For details, contact Paul Lewing at pjlewing@comcast.net.
Do you use china paint on your tiles?  Paul Lewing, author of “China Paint & Overglaze”, will be presenting a lecture entitled “The China Paint Revival” at the National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) conference March 27-30th in Richmond, VA. CALL FOR IMAGES

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Paul is looking for images of any kind of ceramic work using china paints, including tiles.  As you may know, there has been a resurgence of use of china paint in the last 15 years among clay artists.  Pauls website: https://www.paullewingtile.com For details, contact Paul Lewing at pjlewing@comcast.net.

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